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Talking instead of drugs - November 30th 2009, 01:09 AM

hey all just figured itd be a good idea to have a place fot ppl to post what they do to fight craings/withdrawls when there trying to quit.

personally i chew on toothpicks or suck on strong mints. gum helps too


any1 else have a vice to keep then from craving?


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Re: instead of drugs - November 30th 2009, 03:39 AM

Sugar-free lollies (sweets) when I'm trying to keep the cravings for a cigarette away.

Lots and lots and lots and lots of water when I'm trying to keep the cravings for a coffee at bay.

Thing is, I'm addicted to both coffee and cigarettes. When I have one, I get a craving for the other. So, I find it difficult to have one but not the other. Gotta quit both at the same time.

And every other drug I've ever done is mainly for party-use. I've never used Ecstasy, Cocaine or LSD outside a party/function. Everything else, barring marrijuana, I've never tried.


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Re: instead of drugs - December 1st 2009, 01:44 AM

i'm trying to focus on teaching myself guitar

it's not going so well. :\


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Re: instead of drugs - December 2nd 2009, 07:47 PM

i picked up working out really hard. The extensive exercise actually helps me a lot. Takes up the time I would have spent shooting up, and costs a hell of a lot less. And instead of nodding out or feeling like shit after, I feel really great about myself. It naturally stimulates my mind rather than putting me into slumps.


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Re: instead of drugs - December 12th 2009, 02:52 AM

when im craving pills i eat tick tacs
when im craving alcohol i drink pop or eat lots of candy
i smoke ciggs to fight the craving for drugs but when i had to stop smoking i ate lots of tottsy pops it helps with the oral fixation
but most of all when im craving i go to a meeting or call someone


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